Sector bodies criticise plans on charity definition for tax purposes

NCVO, the Charity Finance Group and the Association of Charitable Foundations have made a joint response to a consultation on plans by HM Revenue and Customs to create a new definition of charity in order to prevent tax avoidance. They call for this approach to be abandoned and instead for HMRC to focus on working with the Charity Commission and the voluntary sector to enforce existing legislation.

See news article at http://www.civilsociety.co.uk/finance/news/content/17255/.

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